Neuralink Announcement – what can we expect?

What to expect in the Neuralink announcementRecently, Neuralink has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday, 16th July. While we await this Neuralink announcement, we can only speculate about what it might entail. What is almost guaranteed, however, is that the announcement…

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Medicine vs Maintenance: the end of Healthcare?

Medicine vs MaintenanceThe topic of medicine vs maintenance may seem nonsensical, and historically it would have been. Surely something that needs medicine doesn't need maintenance and vice versa, right? Well, thanks to modern advancements in artificial limb and organ technology,…

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Identity as a Digital Being: Who even are we?

Traditional interpretations of identityTraditionally, Identity has been almost entirely about who a person is and what groups they fall into. For all of human history we have defined people as things like 'Jew', 'male', 'black', 'straight', 'liberal', 'nerd' and so…

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Our Curious World (EP 17) – Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBekkTqsYs4&t=383sOur Curious World - Digital ImmortalityOur Curious World is a podcast hosted by Krisitan Lander. In this episode, 'Digital Immortality', I (Loui) talked with Kristian about this blog, my inspiration and what I think will happen in relation to the…

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Sex and Sexuality as a Digital Being

This content is MATURE and not recommended for children! The modern purpose and practice of sex Historically, and indeed biologically, sexual intercourse has generally been for the purpose of having children alone. Humans are among the few animals that choose…

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Neural Lace vs Uploading Your Brain

What is Neuralink's 'Neural Lace'?NeuralinkLet's start off with Neuralink. Neuralink is Elon Musk's very secretive company that describes itself as "Developing ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers." As put in SXSW, we currently have very low bandwidth,…

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The Conflict Landscape with Digital Beings

A (brief) overview of conflictWhy do we have conflicts?There is generally a magnitude of reasons for conflict, though the psychology behind it is fairly well understood and is observed in many places. The largest psychological effect involved here is called…

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Digital Beings in a Sustainable Future (Part 4)

This is part 4 in our series about the role of digital beings in a sustainable future. Click here to read part 1, here for part 2 and here for part 3.Soil contamination and quality:Soil pollution, despite being little talked about, is still a considerably…

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Digital Beings in a Sustainable Future (Part 3)

This is part 3 in our series about the role of digital beings in a sustainable future. Click here to read part 1, and here for part 2.Water pollution:Unlike climate change and air pollution, water pollution does not directly affect people, but instead indirectly…

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Digital Beings in a Sustainable Future (Part 2)

This is part 2 in our series about the role of digital beings in a sustainable future. Click here to read part 1.Air pollution:Problems with air pollutionVery much like climate change, air pollution's effects are gradual and not obvious, but it affects…

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Space Exploration with Digital Beings

Why go to space?As Space Explorations Technologies Corp. (more commonly known as 'SpaceX') founder and CEO Elon Musk has said before, multi-planetary colonisation is not a plan B but instead a necessity for the survival of humanity. The best explanation of this is…

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